Section 8’s 15th Birthday

Thu 1st April, 2021 – Sun 4th April, 2021
12:00pm – 11:00pm
27-29 Tattersalls Lane Melbourne 3000
Price: Free
Four days of live painting, projection art, a pop-up gallery, a market and more from 55 Melbourne artists.

City beer garden Section 8 is celebrating fifteen years of laneway parties, live-music and knock-off drinks with an art-filled four-day birthday bash.

More than 55 artists are taking over the shipping container bar and its adjoining laneway. Deaf artist Gonketa is doing a live painting demonstration accompanied by subfrequencies from Amin Payne's OJ Kush and wall projections by Simbiotic Vision.

Creative duo Creature Creature is splashing bold linework across a live mural, while other pieces curated by Fort Heart and B-Side Gallery are on display in a pop-up exhibition.

For tunes, expect live sets from Afro-funk powerhouse Cool Out Sun, Jonquil Quartet & Tumi the Be, Tokyo-born violinist Elle Shimada; new Def Jam Records recruit Sadiva and more, while Bombay Sapphire and Kaiju Brewing put on an exclusive menu.

Entry is free.

More information here.